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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Students walked out of classrooms across the United States on Wednesday, waving signs and chanting their demands for tighter gun safety laws, joining a movement spearheaded by survivors of the deadly shooting spree at a Florida high school last month. Students walkout at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School during National School
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SACRAMENTO/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republican state senators in California gathered in Sacramento late last month for what amounted to an intervention. U.S. Democratic congressional candidate Conor Lamb speaks during his election night rally in Pennsylvania’s 18th U.S. Congressional district special election against Republican candidate and State Rep. Rick Saccone in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania, U.S., March 13, 2018.
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CANONSBURG, Pa. (Reuters) – The Democrat candidate claimed a congressional election in a Republican heartland in Pennsylvania, as a vote seen as a referendum on Donald Trump’s performance as president remained officially too close to call early on Wednesday. In an ominous sign for Republicans eight months before national midterm elections, official results with all
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CANONSBURG, Pa. (Reuters) – A U.S. House of Representatives election in Pennsylvania that is seen as a referendum on President Donald Trump’s performance was a dead heat on Tuesday, an ominous sign for Republicans eight months ahead of congressional elections. Conor Lamb exits after taking his grandmother, Barbara Lamb, to vote in Carnegie, Pennsylvania. REUTERS/Brendan
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AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) – A U.S. appeals court panel on Tuesday upheld most of a Republican-backed Texas law to punish “sanctuary cities,” allowing it to remain in effect while the case is being fought in a lower court. FILE PHOTO: A protester against the Texas state law to punish “sanctuary cities” stands outside the U.S.
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AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) – Two victims of a parcel bomb that exploded on Monday at a house in Austin, Texas, were identified as 17-year-old Draylen Mason and his mother, the city’s police chief said on Tuesday. Law enforcement personnel including FBI agents are seen near a home that was hit with a parcel bomb in
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – An unexpected resurgence of gun control proposals following last month’s shooting at a Florida high school is showing signs of ebbing in the U.S. Congress, where a bill to strengthen a national background check for gun ownership is treading water despite public pressure in favor of it. FILE PHOTO: Students from South
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Two of Wall Street’s largest Washington-based trade groups said on Tuesday that they were merging, as big banks rethink their lobbying strategies under the business-friendly administration of U.S. President Donald Trump. FILE PHOTO – The Bank of America building is shown in down town Los Angeles, California, U.S., March 6, 2017. REUTERS/Mike
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